2020-2021 Concert Season


Details are subject to change. Check the website for updates. * Denotes ticketed season event.

Union Symphony Orchestra
Deanna Tham, Music Director

Fanfare! *
Saturday, January 23, 2021, 7:30 PM
The Dowd Center Theatre, Downtown Monroe

Purcell, Overture to Act 4, Fairy Queen
Poulenc, Suite Francaise
Birtwistle, Bach Measures
Susato, Suite from the Danserye
Bach, Orchestral Suite No. 3

For this Fanfare! Season opener, we’re proud to present music filled with glory, adventure, and unbridled creativity.
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The Soldier and the Devil *
Saturday, March 27, 2021, 7:30 PM
The Dowd Center Theatre, Downtown Monroe

Montgomery, Starburst
Stravinsky, L’Histoire du Soldat (Suite)
Stephenson, The Devil’s Tale

Come experience the age-old battle of human vs. devil with the classical musical story: Igor Stravinsky’s A Soldier’s Tale. A tale of desire, greed, luck, and lust tells the chronicles of a soldier as he returns home from war, running into the devil on his way.
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Art, Music, and Film *
Saturday, April 10, 2021, 2 PM
The Dowd Center Theatre, Downtown Monroe

Larsen, Brass Flight
Martinu, La Revue de Cuisine
Francaix, Serenade for small orchestra
Golijov, Last Round
Danner, Costumes of the Sky

Model, One Week (Silent Film with live musical score feat. Buster Keaton)

We’re pleased to contribute to this year’s Monroe Art Walk to present a variety of painterly works that are sure to have you seeing colors.
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USO Family Concert 
Technology: From Simple Machines to Space *
Saturday, May 22, 2021, 11 AM
The Dowd Center Theatre, Downtown Monroe

With selections by Beethoven, Holst, Wagner, and more!

Fun for the whole family comes to the Union Symphony stage! This year’s partnership with the new Monroe Science Center presents Technology: From Simple Machines to Space!
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